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Economics Is the Honey Badger

– August 15, 2019

What happens when you fight economics? Economics pushes back. It cares nothing for your visions, speeches, songs, hats, and rallies; indeed, not even the world’s biggest guns and armies can stop the forces of supply and demand.

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For Most Things, Recycling Harms the Environment

– August 14, 2019

If you care about the environment, you should put your bottles and other glass in the regular garbage, every time.

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To Fight Hate, Celebrate Capitalism

– August 6, 2019

Ideologies of control and hate have targeted commercial life because of its best feature of breaking down tribes and substituting in its place an ever-evolving universal cooperation.

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Unseen Victims of Government Policies

– August 6, 2019

Compared to beneficiaries, the victims of government interventions are indeed typically more difficult to see — which is why good economists spend so much time and energy explaining the reality of these victims.

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How Do You Know You’re Not Getting Ripped Off? 

– August 5, 2019

For many firms, their reputation is their most valuable asset. They will go to great lengths to protect it.

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What Is the Point of Jason Momoa’s Bodyguards?

– August 4, 2019

Imagine there are two people, Jason and Namor, and they have these production possibilities for crimes prevented and movies made per year.

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The Trouble with Big Plans and Grand Visions

– August 3, 2019

The labor problems facing the Sanders campaign should make us pause for just a second and ask what it says about our ability to deliberate over, form, and articulate a Glorious Plan that will cure people’s ills, correct injustices, and secure domestic tranquility.

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Wages for Men and Women Soccer Players Explained (Video)

– July 31, 2019

The US women’s national team have claimed their second consecutive World Cup. Exciting fans with a brilliant run throughout the season. Unfortunately, the celebration of female accomplishment cannot exist without being shadowed by the fake gender war politics of the current year.

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The Wonderful Technology of Banking

– July 27, 2019

Modern banking is a wonderful technology. Understanding how regulation shapes it and contributes to the outcomes we observe is of great importance.

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Barley and Beer: The Sam Adams Story

– July 22, 2019

A government could, undoubtedly, make beer. But the right beer with the right flavor profiles for a world of nearly infinite variety of tastes — not all of them consistent? For that, you need a market.

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Readings on the Fed and Monetary Policy

– July 20, 2019

Out of all the areas of economics, monetary policy and its impact on the macroeconomy might be the one that receives the most attention among non-economists.

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Congress Seeks To Boost the Minimum Wage and Teen Joblessness

– July 20, 2019

What right have any politicians to intervene in voluntary wage bargains?

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